Enumerate ActiveDirectory Group Members

This simple VBS script binds to a AD group and enumerates it’s members: Option Explicit Dim strMember, strDNSDomain, strContainer Dim objGroup, objRootDSE Dim arrMemberOf, strList, arrGroup ‚ Bind to Active Directory’ Set objRootDSE = GetObject(„LDAP://RootDSE”) strDNSDomain = objRootDSE.Get(„DefaultNamingContext”) ‚ Bind to a group Object ‚ — By ldap path ‚strContainer …

Non-existent, not used project reference causes error in WinForms VS designer

Today I was struck by another „self-explanatory” 😛 Visual Studio exception: The path is not of a legal form. Hide at System.IO.Path.NormalizePathFast(String path, Boolean fullCheck) at System.IO.Path.GetFullPathInternal(String path) at System.Reflection.AssemblyName.GetAssemblyName(String assemblyFile) at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.VSTypeResolutionService.AddProjectDependencies(Project project) at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.VSTypeResolutionService.AssemblyEntry.get_Assembly() at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.VSTypeResolutionService.AssemblyEntry.Search(String fullName, String typeName, Boolean ignoreTypeCase, Assembly& assembly, tring description) at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.VSTypeResolutionService.SearchProjectEntries(AssemblyName assemblyName, …

Replace default IPrincipal object in ASNET

There is an easy way to override or provide IPrincipal object exposed by the System.Web.UI.Page.User property. Implement OnAuthenticate handler in the Global.asax public void WindowsAuthentication_OnAuthenticate(Object Source, WindowsAuthenticationEventArgs e) { e.User = new GenericPrincipal(e.Identity, new string[] {„Role1”, „Role2”, „Role3”}); } This way you do not have to implement RoleProvider class, just …